Their lives have taken very different paths: Carla lives a hand-to-mouth existence, while Heather has a high-flying career and a beautiful home. Caro Meets Theatre Interview Morgan Lloyd Malcolm: The Wasp By Caro Moses | Published on Tuesday 1 December 2015. By Morgan Lloyd Malcolm Cast NADIA ALBINA, ANNA ANDRESEN, CHRISTINA BLOOM, JACKIE CLUNE, SAFFRON COOMBER, LAUREN DRENNAN, EVA FONTAINE, CORA KIRK, ADELLE LEONCE, JENNI MAITLAND, CLARE PERKINS, CAROLYN PICKLES, SARAH SEGGARI, SOPHIE STONE, SAMANTHA SUTHERLAND, ROSANNA TER-BERG, CHARITY WAKEFIELD, AMANDA WILKIN, TANIKA YEARWOOD Morgan was commissioned by The Globe to write Emilia which became a hit show in summer 2018 before transferring to the West End in 2019. Their lives have taken very different paths: Carla lives a hand-to-mouth existence, while Heather has a high-flying career and a beautiful home. Nominated for the Dubble Act Award. In Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s electrifying play, Emilia and her sisters reach out across the centuries with passion, fury, laughter and song. It was one of the first published collections of poetry written by a woman in England. Morgan Lloyd Malcolm is a playwright and screenwriter. Morgan Lloyd Malcolm concocts a rollicking biography, for an all-female cast, of the "dark lady" of Shakespeare's sonnets. In the preface to the play, playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm says how “Emilia isn’t an accurate representation of Renaissance England, it isn’t a historical representation. Some of you out there may already be aware of the Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s play ‘The Wasp’ because of a highly successful run at Hampstead Theatre last year. Power play …. “I can feel the need to shift the narrative. For further details on these projects please contact Georgina Ruffhead. Here’s one for you all. It also won three Olivier Awards, including Best Entertainment or Comedy Play. Transferring from the Globe, this recording was made for archive purposes, never for public viewing… until the pandemic changed the rules, and here is a perfect anecdote for Lockdown 2 blues. The key move is to use the fact that little is known about Bassano. The resounding commercial success of Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Emilia has prompted me to go back a bit to the mid-1970s — not that far back, historically, but still. Reviewer (UK) Nicola is a graduate of UCL (English Literature BA and Modern Culture MA), who spends her spare time reading, writing, going to the theatre, and watching the same four TV shows over and over again. Emilia by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm. Transferring from the Globe, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s play about the seventeenth-century poet Emilia Bassano Lanier has already been widely heralded as ‘rousing’ – and it certainly is that. “Happy #nationalpoetryday ! Morgan Lloyd Malcolm talks about career as a playwright, two of her highly successful plays, The Wasp & Emilia and offers fantastic mental health and career advice to aspiring writers. Other stage work includes commissions for the Old Vic, Clean Break and Firehouse Productions. The play transferred to The Old Red Lion in Islington for a three week run in 2003. Synopsis. Photographer: Helen Murray. Mum – Stage play optioned to Francesca Moody Productions, Dreamland – Merman – 30 x min pilot script commissioned for project based on a short film, Untitled – Merman – ITV2 writers’ room for new comedy drama project, Spitfire Sisters (w/t) – FremantleMedia – Treatment for TV series commissioned, Emilia – Transfers to the West End Vaudeville Theatre produced by Eleanor Lloyd Productions, Kate Packenham and Nica Burns, Emilia – Nominated for Hospital Club 100 (h100) Theatre Awards, Emilia – Nominated for Most Creative West End Debut in Stage Debut Awards, Good Me Bad Me – Lucky Chap Entertainment – Treatment for feature screen adaptation commissioned, Emilia – Shakespeare’s Globe – Play produced Please click here to purchase a copy of Emilia, The Wasp – Paradise Films – Film rights optioned, Morgan commissioned to adapt, Maternity Leave – Rubber Stamp Films – Treatment commission for iFeatures, Emilia – Shakespeare’s Globe – Original play commission, Untitled – The Royal Shakespeare Company / Clean Break – Original play commission, I Am Not Alice Bell – Little House Productions – Feature rewrite commission, The Assistants – Scott Free Television – pitch commission, BBC TV Drama Writers’ Programme -1 x 60 script commission, The Wasp – Trafalgar Studios – West End Transfer, Untitled – Hampstead Theatre – Play commission, The Wasp – Hampstead Theatre – Play produced, Untitled play commission – Theatre Royal Plymouth, Hellscreen – produced at the Vaults Festival – Co-written with Rachel Parrish, Edie’s Diary – Royal Exchange Theatre/Sara Robinson Theatre Play commission, Alice in Wonderland – Bolton Octagon Play commissioned, You Once Said Yes – Look Left Look Right/Perth Festival Immersive play (with Katie Lyons), Hollerbox – Working Party Theatre Company Community project funded by Arts Council Play commissioned, Unicef – Look Left Look Right Play commissioned for Unicef’s Charity Gala Ball, Soho Six – Soho Theatre Selected for Soho Six scheme, inclusive of play commission, Once Upon a Christmas – Look Left Look Right Writer of immersive show (with Katie Lyons), Robin Hood – Bolton Octagon Play produced (Octagon’s christmas show), The Many Whoops of Whoops Town – Look Left Look Right (with Katie Lyons) Play for 4 +, produced at Latitude and Lyric Hammersmith, Above and Beyond – Corinthia Hotel (with Katie Lyons) “Fun, adrenalin-arousing, and packed with lovely touches and little surprises – is magical” The Telegraph.